Feb 28, 2013
Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice - April 11-12, 2013 - Washington, D.C.
The Community Affairs Officers of the Federal Reserve System are proud to sponsor the eighth biennial Community Development Research Conference. The goal of this event is to highlight new action-oriented and academically rigorous research on resiliency and rebuilding initiatives that can directly inform community development policy and practice. This convening will feature sessions that share interdisciplinary, rigorous, and timely research findings and facilitate a dialogue linking a diverse set of topics relevant to low-income households and neighborhoods.
Who should attend? Community developers and practitioners, policymakers, lenders, the philanthropic community, researchers, the financial services sector, state and local economic development agency representatives, and students are all encouraged to attend.
Cost There is a cost for the conference, which covers meals (breakfast, lunch, and snacks) and a networking reception on Thursday, April 11.
Hotel information A conference room block has been established at the Renaissance at a rate of $319 a night. To book a room at this rate, reservations must be made by 6 p.m. (ET) on March 11, 2013. Reserve your room online or by calling 877-212-5752 and referencing the Federal Reserve 2013 Research Conference.
Contact For questions about this event, contact Chevelle Wilson at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 404-498-7373.
For news and updates about the conference, including pre- and postconference information, follow us on Twitter using hashtag #CommDev2013.SOURCE: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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